West Virginia Rumors & News

  • West Virginia's Devin Williams To Declare For NBA Draft

    The Smoking Musket "Junior forward Devin Williams has declared he will forego his senior season and enter the 2016 NBA Draft. Devin led the Big 12 in double-doubles this season with 16 and was named to the 2nd Team All-Big 12 squad. Devin's final Big 12 game was superb, a 31-point outburst in a Conference Tournament..." March 29

  • Stephen F. Austin stuns West Virginia

    The Sports Xchange "BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- "Press Virginia" was cut down by some Lumberjacks Friday at the Barclays Center. Stephen F. Austin, the 14th seed, knocked off third-seeded West Virginia 70-56 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament's East Region. It was the Lumberjacks who caused havoc on defense and..." March 18

  • No. 9 West Virginia holds on after half-court heave disallowed

    The Sports Xchange "KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- West Virginia coach Bob Huggins said his team came to the Big 12 Tournament to not just play in the championship game but to win it. The Mountaineers have that chance, but just barely. Oklahoma's Buddy Hield sank a 3-point shot from just inside half-court at the..." March 12

  • Graham takes Kansas to Big 12 title

    The Sports Xchange "KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The beauty of Kansas basketball is the wealth of options in times of need. On Saturday, it was the turn of Devonte' Graham, the tournament's outstanding. Graham led the top-ranked Jayhawks with 27 points as they claimed the program's 10th tournament crown with a..." March 12

  • No. 9 West Virginia 86, TCU 66

    The Sports Xchange "KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- West Virginia had never won a Big 12 tournament game in the Mountaineers' first three appearances, but still had the goal of winning the championship entering the season. That goal is still in reach after the Mountaineers outslugged TCU 86-66 on Thursday in the..." March 10

  • No. 10 Mountaineers finish off No. 19 Bears

    The Sports Xchange "WACO, Texas -- It can be difficult to tell if stone-faced West Virginia coach Bob Huggins is pleased or ticked off. But the West Virginia players could fly home from their final regular season game knowing their coach was at least smiling on the inside. The 10th-ranked Mountaineers finished..." March 05

  • No. 10 West Virginia powers past Texas Tech

    The Sports Xchange "MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- Jaysean Paige contributed 15 points and five assists on Senior Night and No. 10 West Virginia's rebounding prowess was on full display in Wednesday's 90-68 romp over Texas Tech. Daxter Miles scored all of his 15 points on 3-pointers for the Mountaineers (23-7, 12-5 Big..." March 02

  • No, 14 West Virginia turns Paige on Oklahoma State

    The Sports Xchange "STILLWATER, Okla. -- Jaysean Paige isn't a starter, technically. Still, the West Virginia guard plays starter minutes and provides starter impact. And Paige did all that again Saturday, leading the No. 14 Mountaineers past Oklahoma State 70-56 at Gallagher-Iba Arena. Paige entered..." February 27

  • No. 13 West Virginia knocks out No. 17 Iowa State

    The Sports Xchange "MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- Behind Jaysean Paige's career-high 34 points and Tarik Phillip's 22, No. 13 West Virginia's reserve guards delivered the knockout blows in a 97-87 win over No. 17 Iowa State on Monday. The Mountaineers (21-7, 10-5) enjoyed a massive 69-10 edge in bench scoring to sweep..." February 23

  • Hield helps No. 3 Sooners outwork West Virginia

    The Sports Xchange "MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- Guard Buddy Hield poured in 29 points and No. 3 Oklahoma outworked the Big 12's top rebounding team to grab a 76-62 win at No. 10 West Virginia on Saturday. "This game helped us get back our swagger," said Hield after the Sooners (21-6, 9-5) ended a two-game losing..." February 20

  • Davis sparks 24th-ranked Texas over No. 10 WVU

    The Sports Xchange "AUSTIN, Texas -- When the Texas Longhorns needed a lift on Tuesday against the 10th-ranked West Virginia Mountaineers, it was freshman guard Eric Davis Jr. -- an unlikely source given his recent contributions -- who answered the call. Davis canned all four of his 3-point shots in a..." February 16

  • No. 10 West Virginia dismantles TCU

    The Sports Xchange "MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- Any concerns of a letdown coming from No. 10 West Virginia on Saturday against Big 12 bottom-feeder TCU were quickly dismissed. The Mountaineers avoided any possible disappointment by turning up their defensive pressure in a 73-42 victory over the Horned Frogs...." February 13

  • Jonathan Holton reinstated after 4-game suspension

    Metro News "Senior forward Jonathan Holton rejoined the West Virginia basketball team Thursday, following a suspension in which the Mountaineers split four games against top-30 RPI teams. Ranked No. 2 in the Big 12 in offensive rebounding percentage and leading his team in deflections, Holton was sidelined..." February 12

  • WVU’s Holton suspended indefinitely for violating team rules

    Charleston Gazette-Mail "West Virginia starting forward Jon Holton, the team’s most energetic performer and arguably its most consistent contributor in Big 12 play, has been suspended indefinitely for violating team rules. A press release announcing the suspension was sent at 9 p.m. Thursday. Huggins, who did not..." January 30